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Sat 07
Pumas 1XV
L Crowley (2), T Palmer, S Floyd, L Giles (2), N Destefano
null (4)R Connell (5)
null (4)R Connell
1XV - Cool heads from Pumas

1XV - Cool heads from Pumas

By George Winch
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Poor discipline effected a visiting Farbourough side as Lee Giles lights up Brookfield

Match Report by Perry English

Pumas started strongly showing good hands with a show and go by Lewis Crowley with great support from Robbie Connell followed by another offload back to Lewis to score under post. Connell converts.

However a few missed tackles from pumas led to their try converted 7-7. But the pressure on the visitors remained and kick through by Crowley leads to a penalty at the breakdown Connell converts

Some strong play by forwards releases hooker Tom Palmer to score under the post with some beautiful hands from the Pumas. Robbie Connell converts. The Farnbrough coach then sees red and is sent from field after arguing with ref. Flanker Sam Floyd scored after a show and go with Robbie Connell converting.

Farnborough score and convert. After some tough defending by the Pumas the visitors finally break the door down and score under post with the try converted.

After an amazing line break and some beautiful hands winger Lee Giles opens his account and slides over to extend the Pumas lead just before the break

HT 29-14 and it is a great match

After half time the visitors regrouped and got back into match with 3 quick scores including two tries and penalty and took the lead 29-31.

But then the Pumas showed their class and maintained their discipline. After a lovely catch and drive off the line out and some amazing forward play the backs utilised the space out wide allowing Lee Giles to go over in the corner. 34-31.

A beautiful show and go from Lewis Crowley at No 10 creating the space for him to run in another Puma try with the conversion from Robbie Connell making the score 41-31.

After some dirty play the Farnbrough No 6 saw red and the match was al but over. But a great interception from Nick Destefano around half way point saw him sprinting, yes sprinting all the way to the try line with Robbie Connell extending the lead by converting 48-31.

Man of match. Winger Lee Giles as 2 good scores.

Full time 48-31 pumas.

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Match details

Match date

Sat 07, Oct 2017



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Snows Group Hampshire 2

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